THE SIMPSONS “The Book Job” Review

THE SIMPSONS "The Book Job" Season 23, Episode 6 – I love when Marge cuts loose so I really enjoyed her pulling out tissues and dropping them on the ground in response to Bart’s cue to live wild. Equally amusing was Marge’s decision to dump all of her Betty Crocker mix after Lisa reminded her that it was a product of ad men.

Poor Lisa, despite the advanced wisdom she possesses for someone at her tender age, she still falls prey to a hoax from time to time. Tonight she learns that her favorite writer is the brainchild of the corporate machine whose image has been provided by an actress.

Homer assembles a motley crew to pull off a kids fantasy novel caper. You can’t go wrong with Moe, Skinner and Patty. I could take or leave Professor Frank but I like that he was chosen simply because he has a computer. I was disappointed that Lisa would not just get on board with the job, however I did enjoy learning that she is a master procrastinator. Realizing that the literary world did not need any more vampires, the crew decides to base their book on trolls after Moe is mistaken for one. Neil Gaiman, an accomplished fantasy writer, joins the crew as an errand man. Read More...


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